TITLE

Breastfeeding and Overweight in Children and Adolescents

AUTHOR(S)
King, Dale E.
PUB. DATE
December 2001
SOURCE
International Journal of Childbirth Education;Dec2001, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the issues surrounding breastfeeding and obesity in children. Advantages of breastfeeding over bottlefeeding; Link between breastfeeding and childhood obesity; Factors which contribute to obesity in adolescents
ACCESSION #
6613910

 

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